Actions, Norms, Values

Actions, Norms, Values

Discussions With Georg Henrik Von Wright

eBook - 1999
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Pivoting on the three main themes of German philosopher Wright's work, philosophers, law theoreticians, and political scientists from around the world offer 27 essays and Wright himself makes two contributions. All were presented at a colloquium in April 1996 at the University of Bielefeld. The action topics include mind and matter, willing and acting, and freedom and determinism. Among the treatments of norms are concrete transitions, legal principles, and reasonableness as a criterion of moral correctness. Values are addressed from such perspectives as Manel Atienza and Juan Ruiz Maners, the norm-value distinction in 1963, and the many uses of good. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Berlin : De Gruyter, 1999
ISBN: 9783110802450
Characteristics: 1 online resource (392 pages)


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